Clergy, Staff & Vestry

Get to know our Clergy, Staff, and Vestry.


Christ Church is led by our new Rector, the Rev. Timothy P. Carr. 

The Rev. Timothy P. Carr

The Rev. Carol Cole FlanaganFather Tim Carr joined Christ Church in November 2022 as our 27th permanent rector. He was previously the Priest at All Souls’ Episcopal Church in Miami Beach and St. John’s Church in Boonton, NJ.

Fr. Tim is motivated to “seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving our neighbors as ourselves” and believes the Church is the sacred center of spiritual strength and inspiration to fulfill that promise.

Meet Father Tim


Justin Boyer, Director of Music

Justin Boyer, Director of Music & Organist at Christ Church Rockville, MDJustin Boyer joined Christ Church in March 2023 as our new Director of Music. Justin has been on the faculty at the Peabody Conservatory, and is currently professor of music theory, ear training, and composition at Montgomery College's Rockville campus. Additionally, he has served as music director/organist at St. Alban's Episcopal Church (Washington DC), Trinity Lutheran Church (Bethesda MD), and St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church (Baltimore MD).

Justin is a noted composer, pianist and organist. His music has been commissioned and performed throughout the country for the past 15 years. Most notably, his longtime association with the Inscape Chamber Orchestra has resulted in numerous premiere works for a multitude of unique instrumental combinations. Inscape recorded two of his works for inclusion on an album of premieres on the Sono Luminus label - this GRAMMY® nominated album was released July 2013.

Pastor Allison Michael, Youth Director

Pastor Allison MichaelAllison Michael serves as Christ Church's Youth Director as part of the Montgomery Episcopal Regional Caring Youth (MERCY) regional youth ministry, which also includes her home parish, St. Francis Episcopal (Potomac), and St. James Episcopal (North Potomac).

Pastor Allison grew up in North Carolina and has lived in the DC metro area for several years. She is the former Pastor at Zion St. John’s Lutheran Church and is married to the Rev. Mark Michael, pastor of St. Francis.